Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced on the Senate floor that longtime AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has died
Schumer, an ally of the union boss, announced Trumka’s death from the Senate floor Thursday.
“The working people of America have lost a fierce warrior at a time when we needed him most,” Schumer said.
Further details of Trumka’s death were not immediately available. The AFL-CIO did not immediately return messages seeking comment.